Ready to make those lights dance to the music. Think about sequencing.

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    Synchronizing the lights. It’s all about the music!

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    We had to tap for much of this information Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer is a fictional reindeer with a…

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    A friend of my wife invited us to see the Broadway musical called ‘Rock of Ages.’  I wasn’t too excited…

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    I was looking at a comparison of LED based 5mm Christmas lights recently.  One string was made in 2010, another…

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    Until Christmas

    (the most magical day of the year)

    Until the Reveal

    (typically just after Thanksgiving)

    Now this is a light show!


    What an Outdoor Display!

    Silent Monks Singing